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Coming home after 180 years

William and Frank Watson, at the memorial in the West Laurel Hill Cemetery in Pennsylvania, where the remains of four Irish men and an Irish woman were buried last year. 0701cf15

William and Frank Watson, at the memorial in the West Laurel Hill Cemetery in Pennsylvania, where the remains of four Irish men and an Irish woman were buried last year. 0701cf15

The remains of one of 57 Irish people who were found buried at a Pennsylvania railway site will be returned to Donegal for reinterment next month, more than 180 years after his death.

John Ruddy, the only member of the group to be identified, will be buried in Ardara on March 2nd.

Read the full story, by Carolyn Farrar, in this Thursday’s Donegal Democrat.

 

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